Westlife discography

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Westlife discography
Releases
Studio albums 10
Compilation albums 2
Singles 32
Box sets 2

The discography of the Irish pop quartet Westlife contains ten studio albums, two compilation albums, two box sets and twenty-nine singles. The Official Charts Company certified sales show that Westlife have sold 20.2 million records and videos in the United Kingdom alone across their 14-year career—6.8 million singles, 11.9 million albums and 1.5 million videos. Their biggest selling album is their first Unbreakable compilation, followed by Coast to Coast, with six of their albums selling one million copies or more. Their biggest selling video is "Where Dreams Come True", which has sold 240,000 copies to date.[1]

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
IRE
[2]
AUS
[3]
AUT
[4]
GER
[5]
NLD
[6]
NZ
[7]
NOR
[8]
SWE
[9]
SWI
[10]
UK
[11]
Westlife 1 15 55 8 5 1 5 25 2
Coast to Coast
  • Released: 6 November 2000
  • Label: BMG
  • Formats: CD, cassette
1 40 59 19 13 2 6 3 38 1
World of Our Own
  • Released: 12 November 2001
  • Label: BMG
  • Formats: CD, cassette
1 9 8 10 3 7 1 19 1
Turnaround
  • Released: 24 November 2003
  • Label: BMG
  • Formats: CD, cassette
1 42 20 33 42 37 5 24 1
Allow Us to Be Frank 2 30 32 5 75 3
  • UK: 2× Platinum[16]
Face to Face
  • Released: 31 October 2005
  • Label: Sony BMG
  • Formats: CD, digital download
1 1 18 30 7 9 14 1
The Love Album
  • Released: 20 November 2006
  • Label: Sony BMG
  • Formats: CD, digital download
1 11 49 34 49 2 1 3 27 1
  • IRE: 10× Platinum[28]
  • AUS: Platinum[26]
  • NZ: 3× Platinum[29]
  • UK: 3× Platinum[16]
Back Home
  • Released: 5 November 2007
  • Label: Sony BMG
  • Formats: CD, digital download
1 14 65 45 48 12 18 33 19 1
Where We Are
  • Released: 30 November 2009
  • Label: Sony
  • Formats: CD, digital download
2 53 42 13 8 25 2
Gravity
  • Released: 22 November 2010
  • Label: Sony
  • Formats: CD, digital download
1 76 22 46 50 3
  • IRE: 2× Platinum[33]
  • UK: Platinum[16]
"—" denotes album that did not chart or was not released

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
IRE
[2]
AUS
[3]
AUT
[4]
GER
[5]
NLD
[6]
NZ
[7]
NOR
[8]
SWE
[9]
SWI
[10]
UK
[11]
Unbreakable: The Greatest Hits Volume 1
  • Released: 11 November 2002
  • Label: Sony BMG
  • Formats: CD, cassette
1 66 14 7 3 1 10 2 14 1
Greatest Hits
  • Release: 18 November 2011
  • Label: Sony, RCA
  • Formats: CD, digital download
1 75 64 17 31 46 96 4
  • IRE: 3× Platinum[36]
  • UK: Platinum[16]

Box sets[edit]

Title Album details
Coast to Coast /
World of Our Own
  • Released: 28 September 2007
  • Label: Sony BMG
  • Formats: CD, digital download
Westlife / Turnaround
  • Released: 5 October 2009
  • Label: Sony BMG
  • Formats: CD, digital download

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Single Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
IRE
[2]
AUS
[3][37]
AUT
[4]
GER
[38]
NLD
[39]
NZ
[7]
NOR
[8]
SWE
[9]
SWI
[10]
UK
[11]
"Swear It Again" 1999 1 12 23 1 12 25 1 Westlife
"If I Let You Go" 1 13 50 20 8 1 6 25 1
"Flying Without Wings" 1 31 85 19 6 7 12 1
"I Have a Dream" / "Seasons in the Sun" 1 55 24 10 10 15 18 1
"Fool Again" 2000 2 80 13 5 39 1
"My Love" 1 36 57 10 3 3 1 38 1 Coast to Coast
"What Makes a Man" 2 2
"I Lay My Love on You" 2001 29 23 50 20 24 10 39
"Uptown Girl" 1 6 12 8 3 4 3 2 13 1
"When You're Looking Like That" 19 24 32 30 9 47 188
"Queen of My Heart" 1 33 27 18 4 12 3 37 1 World of Our Own
"World of Our Own" 2002 3 21 10 11 34 6 13 11 26 1
"Bop Bop Baby" 4 56 28 15 21 21 16 36 5
"Unbreakable" 1 23 12 18 44 9 5 41 1 Unbreakable - The
Greatest Hits Vol. 1
"Tonight" 2003 1 65 58 47 33 3
"Miss You Nights"
"Hey Whatever" 2 48 22 39 5 53 4 Turnaround
"Mandy" 1 16 14 15 4 30 1
"Obvious" 2004 3 63 39 25 69 3
"Ain't That a Kick in the Head?" 20 Allow Us to be Frank
"Smile" 37
"You Raise Me Up" 2005 1 3 46 11 3 7 18 1 Face to Face
"When You Tell Me That You Love Me"
(featuring Diana Ross)
2 2
"Amazing" 2006 3 34 53 36 58 4
"The Rose" 1 67 4 85 1 The Love Album
"Home" 2007 2 70 7 8 3 Back Home
"Us Against the World" 2008 6 8
"Something Right" 43 92 46
"What About Now" 2009 2 13 2 Where We Are
"Safe" 2010 4 10 Gravity
"Lighthouse" 2011 11 32 Greatest Hits
Number ones
12
1
1
1
13
Top 10 singles 24 2 1 1 2 8 8 13 24
"—" denotes single that did not chart or was not released

As a featured artist[edit]

Single Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
IRE
[2]
AUS
[3]
AUT
[4]
GER
[38]
NLD
[39]
NZ
[7]
NOR
[8]
SWE
[9]
SWI
[10]
UK
[11]
"Against All Odds"
(Mariah Carey featuring Westlife)
2000 1 52 35 3 1 Rainbow
"Everybody Hurts"
(as part of Helping Haiti)
2010 1 28 23 16 17 21 16 1 Charity single
Number ones
2
2
Top 10 singles 2 1 2
"—" denotes single that did not chart or was not released

Promotional singles[edit]

Song Year Peak chart positions Album
PARI
UK
[11]
VE
"Until the End of Time"[50] 2000 "Swear It Again"
"My Private Movie"[51] 2001 Westlife (American Edition)
"Angel"[52] 2002 World of Our Own
"Evergreen" 2002 3 "World of Our Own"
"More Than Words"[53] 2002 3 Grandes Exitos/Westlife
"Flying Without Wings (feat. BoA)" 2004 Unbreakable - The Greatest Hits Vol. 1 (Asian edition)/Shine We Are!/Next World
"Flying Without Wings (feat. Cristian Castro)" 2004 Unbreakable - The Greatest Hits Vol. 1 (Spanish/ Mexican edition)
"Flying Without Wings (Live)" 2004 5 The Unbreakable Tour
"Total Eclipse of the Heart"[54] 2007 5 The Love Album
"I Will Reach You" 2011 1 Gravity
"Beautiful World"[55][56] 2012 Greatest Hits
"—" denotes song that did not chart or was not released

Other charted songs[edit]

Song Year Peak chart positions Album
IRE
[2]
SWE
[9]
UK
[11]
"All Out of Love"
(featuring Delta Goodrem)
2007 31 The Love Album
"Hard to Say I'm Sorry" 135 "Home"
"I'm Already There" 47 62 Back Home
"—" denotes song that did not chart or was not released

Other appearances[edit]

Year Song Album
2002 "Back at One"[57]
(Lulu featuring Westlife)
Together
2004 "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)"[58]
(Donna Summer featuring Westlife)
Discomania

Video albums[edit]

Concert tours[edit]

Title Video details Notes
Where Dreams Come True
  • Released: 19 November 2001
  • Label: Sony BMG
  • Contains the Where the Dreams Come True Tour shot live in Dublin, Ireland, 19 March 2001.
  • Also includes access all areas documentary and "When You're Looking Like That" music video.
  • It reached #1 in UK DVD Music Chart and #8 on Irish Year-end DVD Music Chart.
The Greatest Hits Tour
  • Released: 6 October 2003
  • Label: Sony BMG
  • Contains the Greatest Hits Tour from the M.E.N. Arena, Manchester, UK.
  • Also includes documentary, "Tonight" (standard and remix), "Miss You Nights" and "Hey Whatever" music videos.
  • It reached #1 in UK DVD Music Chart and #6 on Irish Year-end DVD Music Chart.
The Turnaround Tour
  • Released: 15 November 2004
  • Label: BMG
Live at Wembley
  • Released: 27 November 2006
  • Label: Sony BMG
Live at Croke Park
  • Released: 24 November 2008
  • Label: Sony BMG
The No.1's Tour
  • Released: 16 February 2009
  • Label: Sony BMG
Where We Are Tour: Live from The O2
  • Released: 29 November 2010
  • Label: Sony BMG
  • Features the Where We Are Tour recorded live at the O2 Arena, London, on 14 May 2010.
  • It reached #3 in UK DVD Music Chart and #8 on Irish Year-end DVD Music Chart.
The Farewell Tour: Live at Croke Park
  • Released: 19 November 2012
  • Label: Sony

Music video compilations[edit]

Title Video details
Uptown Girl
  • Released: 12 March 2001
  • Label: BMG
Coast to Coast: Up Close and Personal
  • Released: 9 April 2001
  • Label: BMG
  • It reached #1 in UK DVD Music Chart.
World of Our Own
  • Released: 25 February 2002
  • Label: BMG
The Greatest Hits
  • Released: 18 November 2002
  • Label: Sony BMG
  • It reached #1 in UK DVD Music Chart.
Back Home
  • Released: 3 November 2007
  • Label: Sony BMG
  • It reached #1 in UK DVD Music Chart and #8 on Irish Year-end DVD Music Chart.
Greatest Hits Deluxe Edition Bonus DVD
  • Released: 21 November 2011
  • Label: RCA, Sony Music

Documentaries[edit]

Title Video details
The Westlife Story
  • Released: 26 June 2000
  • Label: Sony BMG
  • It reached #3 in UK DVD Music Chart.
Westlife – The Complete Story
  • Released: 18 November 2002
  • Label: BMG

Music videos[edit]

Album Year Single Director
Westlife 1999 "Swear It Again" Wayne Isham
"If I Let You Go" Sven Harding
"Flying Without Wings" Cameron Casey
"I Have a Dream" Cameron Casey
"Seasons in the Sun" Cameron Casey and
Simon Brand
2000 "Fool Again" Cameron Casey
Westlife (US version) "Swear It Again" (US version) Nigel Dick
"My Private Movie" (US version)
Coast to Coast "Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)" (featuring Mariah Carey) Bill Boatman & P. Snyde
"My Love" Cameron Casey
"What Makes a Man" Stuart Gosling
2001 "I Lay My Love on You" Stuart Gosling
"Uptown Girl" Stuart Gosling
"When You're Looking Like That" Matthew Amos
World of Our Own "Queen of My Heart" Max & Dania
"Angel" Phil Griffin
2002 "World of Our Own" Cameron Casey
"Bop Bop Baby" Max & Dania
World of Our Own (US version) "World of Our Own" (US version) Antti Jokinen
Unbreakable - The Greatest Hits Vol. 1 "Flying Without Wings" (with BoA)
"Flying Without Wings" (with Christian Castro)
"Unbreakable" Antti Jokinen
2003 "Tonight" Antti Jokinen
"Miss You Nights" Antti Jokinen
"Tonight" (Metro Mix) Antti Jokinen
Turnaround "Hey Whatever" David "Mouldy" Mould
"Mandy" Tim Royes
2004 "Obvious" Max & Dania
Allow Us to Be Frank "Ain't That a Kick in the Head"
"Smile"
"Fly Me to the Moon"
Face to Face 2005 "You Raise Me Up" Alex Hemming
"You Raise Me Up" (Version 2) Alex Hemming
"When You Tell Me That You Love Me" (featuring Diana Ross) Phil Griffin
2006 "Amazing" Max & Dania
The Love Album "The Rose" (black and white version) Alex Hemming
"The Rose" (colour version) Alex Hemming
Back Home 2007 "Home" Mike Lipscombe
2008 "Us Against the World" Sven Harding
"Something Right"
Where We Are 2009 "What About Now" Philip Andelman
Helping Haiti 2010 "Everybody Hurts" (promotional video) Joseph Kahn
"Everybody Hurts" (director's cut)
"Everybody Hurts" (official video)
Gravity "Safe" Sean de Sparengo
Greatest Hits 2011 "Lighthouse" Philip Andelman
"Beautiful World"
Notes
  1. The "If I Let You Go" (Extended Mix), "Evergreen" and "Bop Bop Baby" (Almighty Mix Radio Edit) music videos were exclusively released by a music channel in the Philippines.
  2. The music video for "My Private Movie" was released in Asia only.

Cameo appearance[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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